Van der Sloot pleads guilty to Peruvian murder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Joran van der Sloot pleaded guilty Wednesday to all the charges against him in the 2010 killing of a Peruvian woman.
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Psychiatrist: Anthony had no mental illness

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A psychiatrist says in newly-released depositions that Casey Anthony had no evidence of mental illness.    The depositions of two psychiatrists ..
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Van der Sloot pleads guilty to killing Peru woman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIMA, Peru (AP) - Joran van der Sloot pleaded guilty on Wednesday to the 2010 murder of a 21-year-old Peruvian woman he met at a Lima casino who was killed five years to the day of..
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Tunisia sees 4 cases of self-immolation in a week

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - A local official in the Tunisian city of Sfax says a middle-aged woman has died after setting herself on fire - the fourth case of self-immolation in the last..
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Western journalist reported killed in Syria

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - A Syrian human rights group says one Western journalist has been killed and another wounded in restive Homs province.    Rami Abdul-Rahman, head of the..
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Youths go on rampage in Nigeria's north, killing 1

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KANO, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers have descended on a city in the country's north after youths there went on a deadly rampage.    Local government o..
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Monti backs French, German push for financial tax

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERLIN (AP) - Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti on Wednesday threw his support behind a new tax on financial transactions, backing a push by Germany and France, but said he would ..
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Russia says spacecraft may crash into Indian Ocean

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia is hoping a failed space probe will fall into the Indian Ocean, far away from any populated areas, but still has no guarantee of the crash site.   &n..
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First lady tackling medical treatment for vets

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama has gotten a new commitment from medical schools to boost training and research for the treatment of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder a..
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African lion being moved from Va zoo to Fla

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A young male African lion at the Virginia Zoo is moving to a new home.    Zoo officials say the lion will be shipped from Norfolk on Thursday to ..
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Ohio parents admit denying ailing son medical care

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEVELAND (AP) - The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who died from Hodgkin's lymphoma have pleaded guilty to denying him medical treatment.    Thirty-seven-year-ol..
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Pakistan's prime minister sacks defense chief

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani fired his defense secretary Wednesday, a move that spiked tensions between the South Asian nation's civilian government and its all-powerful military.
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Company announces low-cost DNA decoding machine

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A biotechnology company announced it has developed a machine to decode a person's DNA in a day for $1,000, a long-sought price goal for making a person's genome use..
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Toddler has a close encounter with a lion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A toddler in New Zealand had a face-to-face encounter with a lion! Three-year-old Sofia had a bit of a staring contest with a male lion at the Wellington Zoo. The eight-year-old ca..
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Alleged bomb plotter's kin shocked

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LUBIZDE, Kosovo (AP) - The 25-year-old Kosovo-born American suspected of plotting an Islamist-inspired attack in Florida came from a "very good family" that moved from place to pla..
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CDC: Young adults down 9 drinks when they binge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - College-age drinkers average nine drinks when they get drunk, government health officials said Tuesday.    That surprising statistic is part of a new ..
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Kayaker finds swimming dog that fled fatal crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man kayaking in the Gulf of Mexico rescued an injured dog that was swimming offshore after fleeing when his owner was struck and killed by a car. ..
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Syrian president vows to crush 'conspiracy'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - By turns defiant and threatening, President Bashar Assad vowed Tuesday to use an "iron hand" to crush what he called the terrorists and saboteurs behind Syria's 10-mo..
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Powerful quake hits off western Indonesia

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) - A powerful earthquake hit waters off western Indonesia early Wednesday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning. There were no immediate reports..
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Al-Assad blames 'external conspiracies'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a rare and defiant speech Tuesday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad blamed the unabated violence in his country on \"external conspiracies.\"
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